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Seattle Opera.




Stage Director: Jose Maria Condemi (2015)
Set Designer: Ercole Sormani
Costumes: Used Seattle Opera's Tosca '08 Costumes
Stage Manager: Yasmine Kiss (2015)
Tech Director: Robert Schaub (2015)
Scenery Period/Style: Traditional
Scenery: sets circa 1970
Scene Shop: Sormani
Supertitles: Jonathan Dean


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Scenery and Services Fee: $20,000.00
Director: No obligations
Set Designer Royalty: N/A
Set Designer Obligation: N/A
Number and size of truck(s): 1 - 48' Logistic post with Air-Ride
Insured set value: $200,000.00
Load-out/in costs: Deposit of $5,000.00 required. Actual costs will be calculated and SO will invoice/refund the difference.
Technical Supervisors:
  • Provided by Seattle Opera.
  • Required for the initial load-in, set-up and load-out.
  • Expect 1 day to load-in this scenery and 1 day to strike and load-out.

NOTE: The quoted costs are subject to change. Final costs will be set when a contract is requested.


  Set-Up Running Strike
Stage Carpenters: 8 6 8
Stage Properties Crew: 4 3 4
Stage Electricians: 6* 5* 6-
Stage Fly Men: 2 2 2
Approximate time (hours): 8 hours  N/A 5 hours

* Does not include board operators or follow spots

View Scenery Technical Drawings


Minimum width: 50'
Minimum depth: 40'
Minimum number of line sets: 10 (does not include masking or electrics)
Furthest upstage flying piece: 52' 6"
Height of tallest flying piece: 42' Drop
Minimum pipe length required: 60'


  • The Scenery includes only the basic set.


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“Jonathan Dean’s English captions [Tosca] were a work of art in themselves.”

The Bellingham Herald

Supertitles are also available to rent for Tosca. Please send all inquiries to

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